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Ted Cruz: Congress Should Impeach Eric Holder If He Takes No Action on IRS Targeting Scandal
Breitbart.com/Big-Government ^ | 4-10-2014 | Tony Lee

Posted on 04/11/2014 4:31:21 AM PDT by servo1969

In a Thursday appearance on Sean Hannity's radio program, Cruz said Holder should be impeached for "defying Congress and the rule of law." He said Holder's actions were not in the spirit of the Department of Justice, which Cruz said has "a bipartisan tradition of resisting partisan pressure and upholding the rule of law." Cruz cited examples of Holder's predecessors (Janet Reno and Elliot Richardson, respectively) from Bill Clinton's and Richard Nixon's administrations.

Cruz said he was "very pleased" that Lerner was held in contempt by the House Committee but noted that the Justice Department has not indicted one person eight months after the inspector general concluded that the IRS had wrongfully targeted conservative groups. He blistered the Obama administration for appointing a Democrat who was a bundler for Obama's campaign to head the IRS investigation, and he said that would be akin to John Mitchell investigating Richard Nixon.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: billclinton; cruz; elliotrichardson; ericholder; holder; impeach; irs; janetreno; johnmitchell; lerner; loislerner; obama; richardnixon; scandals; seanhannity; teaparty; tedcruz

1 posted on 04/11/2014 4:31:21 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969
Ted and a few other members of Congress had better get their collective butts out of Washington and get into Nevada and stop the feds before all war breaks out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reYHqsfF-j0

2 posted on 04/11/2014 4:38:04 AM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: servo1969

They should do a mass impeachment of Holder, Obama, and the entire Administration.

But as long as Dem’s can elect professional thieves and Marxist activists through buying votes with welfare and voter fraud, Congress will be impotent to obtain the majorities necessary to stop this revolution/takeover/transformation within the government.

So I guess its up to the citizens to stop the Marxists at the grassroots level. Zero tolerance for voter fraud and welfare.


3 posted on 04/11/2014 4:38:07 AM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: servo1969

The whole administration should be impeached, Mr. Cruz. The family in the White House should be impeached for acting like royality while Eric Holder is acting like the head of the KGB.


4 posted on 04/11/2014 4:39:19 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: servo1969

Why the IRS caveat, Ted. He has done so much evil committed so many crimes from black panther voter fraud to fast and furious and much, much more that the house needs to start the procedures immediately.


5 posted on 04/11/2014 4:42:57 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: servo1969

6 posted on 04/11/2014 4:43:37 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: LucianOfSamasota; All

“Zero tolerance for voter fraud and welfare.”

Which is exactly why they went after Englebrect (True The Vote) in the first place. She was labeled enemy #1 by this totally corrupt administration because they knew her template would be their exposure on the voting fraud that is now being exposed as rampant in 2012.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3143257/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3143152/posts

http://www.truethevote.org/


7 posted on 04/11/2014 4:45:05 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: servo1969

Don’t impeach. Arrest!


8 posted on 04/11/2014 4:47:06 AM PDT by McGruff
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To: servo1969

RICO case, get the whole lot of them.


9 posted on 04/11/2014 4:47:31 AM PDT by Antihero101607
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To: Diogenesis

maybe you should also include the establishment Republicans in that crawler as well.


10 posted on 04/11/2014 4:47:39 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: servo1969

regarding Holder, the problem is not a culture of negros, the problem is a culture of tyrants.

It is not about racism but treacherous tyranny


11 posted on 04/11/2014 4:48:19 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: Vaquero
Why the IRS caveat, Ted

Don't think you're giving Cruz his due here…he is not using the IRS as a caveat - he is using the IRS as a trigger. It's Issa, and Romney's campaign, etc - not Cruz - to blame for F/F not being a trigger. I'm sure Cruz is aware that Holder is deserving of impeachment for many sins - but the IRS issue is the first one to really show that kind of promise.

12 posted on 04/11/2014 4:50:43 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: bert

True that! Obama’s government is becoming Stalinesque, and Josef was one of the whitest dudes ever……memo to the lo fos: it’s the tyranny, stupid!


13 posted on 04/11/2014 4:51:52 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: servo1969

I would like to impeach him just because he has a bad attitude. But Ted know the law and a lawless AG running over the people of this country is not good.


14 posted on 04/11/2014 4:58:31 AM PDT by outinyellowdogcountry
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To: servo1969

None of this crap would be possible if there were no irs.
There is no reason for such an agency.


15 posted on 04/11/2014 4:58:37 AM PDT by Post5203 (For the first time in my life, I despise this country.)
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To: servo1969

With this bunch of faux “opposition”—not much (if anything) is to be expected.

I’m afraid that the electoral process is not valid, and with the illegal(s) voting the ballot box no longer works.

Time for the bullet box, I fear.


16 posted on 04/11/2014 5:00:12 AM PDT by Flintlock ( islam is a LIE, mohammed was a CRIMINAL, sharia is POISON.)
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To: Post5203

Umberto Calvini:
"The government bankers want to control the debt,
And whoever controls the debt, controls everything.
This is the essence of the banking industry,
to make us all slaves to debt."

17 posted on 04/11/2014 5:00:33 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: servo1969
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18 posted on 04/11/2014 5:04:16 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: servo1969

LOL!


19 posted on 04/11/2014 5:05:04 AM PDT by Wyatt's Torch
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To: servo1969

As he’s obviouisly so much sharper than most of his colleagues, I think Sen.Cruz must be an FR lurker.


20 posted on 04/11/2014 5:08:14 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: C. Edmund Wright

I know what he’s doing. it is a process that one needs to go through to bring up an issue when one does not have the MSM behind you. (I posed the question because it is true...he is guilty of many crimes, along with zer0)

I made the obvious point...that is not so obvious to the MSM. who published this article? Breitbart. who reads Breitbart....we....the choir. preaching to the choir has some merits. This needs to saturate the media. but neither you, nor I, nor Breitbart nor Ted Cruz have any idea how to get this out to the country.

now if the House were to impeach Holder it would get out. Of course it will be vilified by the MSM, but at least it will be in the news...


21 posted on 04/11/2014 5:14:45 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

Exactly, tyranny flourishes when good men do nothing. This is the only reason to impeach him regardless of everything else the background noise will try to drown it out with. The establishment Republicans look only to their latest Nielsen ratings rather than justice as their calling.


22 posted on 04/11/2014 5:22:30 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: servo1969
These emasculated idiots in DC... WTH is he not a sitting elected representative?

Hey SFB impeach him!

23 posted on 04/11/2014 5:46:43 AM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: servo1969

Love Ted but ...uh...Janet Reno?

Somebody help me here.


24 posted on 04/11/2014 5:51:29 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

“Ted Cruz: Congress Should Impeach Eric Holder If He Takes No Action on IRS Targeting Scandal”

Why impeach? These criminals should be in jail!


25 posted on 04/11/2014 7:04:15 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: freeangel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SVnE1rGjR4M

Mr Farenthold agrees..


26 posted on 04/11/2014 7:05:43 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: tomkat; Jim Robinson; onyx
As he’s obviouisly so much sharper than most of his colleagues, I think Sen.Cruz must be an FR lurker.

Well, I had the opportunity to talk to Sen Cruz about FR, when I met him, last week.

I actually got him aside for a few minutes, and asked if he knew of the FReepers. He looked a bit puzzled, and then I said "Free Republic. You have quite a group of supporters there. Even the owner, JR, is a big fan of yours." Sen Cruz said, "God bless you all!"

27 posted on 04/11/2014 7:23:40 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Jane Long; Jim Robinson
Kewl !

(and ya never tell where yer best fishin' spot is   d:^)

28 posted on 04/11/2014 8:07:05 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: ExCTCitizen
First thing first, like a snow ball rolling down a hill, Impeach Holder first and you will see many more impeachments to come.
29 posted on 04/11/2014 8:48:46 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: servo1969

Go, Ted, GO!!


30 posted on 04/11/2014 11:02:05 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: freeangel
Why impeach? These criminals should be in jail!

Why bother with jail. Drag 'em out back and beat the sh!t out of 'em.

31 posted on 04/11/2014 11:45:14 AM PDT by Tonytitan
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To: Hostage
Love Ted but ...uh...Janet Reno? Somebody help me here.

It's implicit, as in, "Holder is worse than Janet Reno", heheh.

32 posted on 04/11/2014 1:02:59 PM PDT by no-s (when democracy is displaced by tyranny, the armed citizen still gets to vote)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks servo1969.


33 posted on 04/11/2014 8:14:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine

Cruz is taking on democrat crooks. Trust me, that’s important.


34 posted on 04/12/2014 4:22:32 AM PDT by GOPJ (When fascism comes it will come..with promises of a better world.The jackboots come later..-Shapiro)
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To: servo1969

Newsmax
Tea Partyers, Libertarians Join ‘New Ruby Ridge’ Ranching Battle
Friday, April 11, 2014 01:30 PM

By: Drew MacKenzie

Tea party groups and Libertarians have joined in the widening battle over grazing rights between Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and federal authorities.

Elected officials in states ranging from Arizona to Washington were rushing to Nevada on Thursday night after watching a startling video of an angry clash between protesters, including private militias, and U.S. Bureau of Land Management rangers, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.


35 posted on 04/12/2014 5:30:50 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: GOPJ
"Cruz is taking on democrat crooks. Trust me, that’s important."

Not as important as stopping a war. He is one of only two US Senators that men from Maine and NH will listen to.

36 posted on 04/12/2014 6:14:16 AM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine

We need to read what Dick Morris has to say too about Rep Mike Rodgers dragging his feet on Benghazi because his wife runs the company that was contracted to provide security. Nepotism runs deep in DC.

I don’t trust any of them because most are in it not to serve the USA people, but to serve their bank account or their bundler pals.

http://www.dickmorris.com/republican-chairman-has-huge-benghazi-conflict-dick-morris-tv-lunch-alert/?utm_source=dmreports&utm_medium=dmreports&utm_campaign=dmreports .

Both Parties are full of corruption and the bigoted establishment media tries to make the Tea Party look bad. Dyed in wool Party partisans often can’t see the problems with their own.


37 posted on 04/12/2014 8:47:59 PM PDT by apoliticalone
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To: Diogenesis

I looked that Umberto Calvini up and it came from a 2009 American German movie “The International” that was about the corruption of the fictitious bank IBCC which was a play on the real BCCI.

I’ve never heard of that movie, and apparently it didn’t get much play from Hollywood or USA media. Sounds interesting.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_International_%282009_film%29


38 posted on 04/12/2014 8:56:56 PM PDT by apoliticalone
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To: apoliticalone

The level of corruption that has entered the Federal Government in the last 15 years is shocking. DC is starting to look like Moscow or Beijing. Difference is the people in DC want to destroy their country while they loot it rather than build it up.

I think we have to get private companies of any kind away from military/intelligence/police type matters. The potential for abuse is too great. Nothing intelligence or security related should be being performed by anyone who is not a direct, accountable employee of the gov’t. The profit motive should play no role in these sensitive areas. It’s one thing to hire a private company to sweep the floors, but having private firms and contractors actually doing spying or even formulating policy, as is increasingly the case, is absurd and will guarantee very serious corruption.


39 posted on 04/13/2014 6:01:45 AM PDT by Monmouth78
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To: Monmouth78

I agree when the private sector gets involved it means the profit motive will inevitably work to create incentives for more of it. That might sound counter conservative to some, but that’s the way the system works and what ends up being corrupt and fascist. There are areas of privatization that work and other areas that corrupt.

I heard a great conservative (his name eludes me) speak on exactly this recently pertaining to private prisons. He said the incentives that come from private prisons are exactly opposite from public interest. The incentive of this industry is not to expand a law abiding society with fewer prison inmates, less judicial corruption but more inmates and more prisons.

The same with a private military or intelligence. Get the private sector out where their incentive is more war etc.. The government may not be perfect but it doesn’t lobby itself with a profit motive that leads to bribes.


40 posted on 04/13/2014 6:50:58 AM PDT by apoliticalone
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To: apoliticalone

One thing that us non-brain dead conservatives have realized after the “privatization” experiments of the last 20 years is that privatization is not a panacea and that government has amazing abilities to corrupt private enterprise that gets involved with it.

Increasingly, these “private” companies like Booz Allen Hamilton of Snowden fame are acting as for-profit arms of the gov’t. It’s harder and harder to tell where government ends and “private contractors” begin.

Any honest assessment of this phenomenon will note that the process started under Clinton, but accelerated and reached monstrous proportions under Bush II, especially in matters pertaining to the Iraq war, an orgy of corruption that has still not be properly autopsied.


41 posted on 04/13/2014 7:04:49 AM PDT by Monmouth78
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